Todd Cherches is an award-winning Adjunct Professor of leadership at the NYU of Professional Studies in their Division of Programs in Business and a Lecturer on leadership at Colombia University. As a management consultant, coach, and pioneer in visual leadership, his work masterfully explores how we can connect with others through assertive communication using visual techniques, tools and strategies for leadership and Life developed from his 25+ years career.
As a Contributing Partner of Paresa Collection, Todd Cherches facilitates highly engaging and inspiring board and executive retreats around the world, delving into the complexities of communicating as a leader and as a human in our modern world.
Todd Cherches is the author of the #1 best-selling internationally recognised title VisuaLeadership: Leveraging the Power of Visual Thinking in Leadership and in Life; he shares compelling real-world evidence of how we can all open our “mind’s eye” to think visually.
A member of Marshall Goldsmith’s prestigious “MG 100 Coaches,” he has been named as a Top 50 global thought leader and influencer by Thinkers360 and the Power List 200 and was one of eight global finalists for the 2021 Thinkers50 “Distinguished Achievement Award” in leadership.
Todd’s lifelong consulting, training, and coaching background includes associations with top-tier global professional services firms such as the American Management Association, Dale Carnegie Training, and the London-based Centre for High-Performance Development. Todd has engaged with thousands of business professionals from diverse companies and industries worldwide throughout his career.
Todd’s earlier career spans working at Newspapers (Newsday), television news (NBC News), media and advertising (Ogilvy & Mather), TV production (Aaron Spelling Productions), casting (Columbia Pictures Television), comedy program development (Disney); drama program development (CBS); theme park project management (Sequoia Creative, Showscan Entertainment); and website business development (SpireMedia).
Todd holds a Master of Arts degree in communication (magna cum laude) from the State University of New York at Albany's School of Social and Behavioral Sciences and has numerous certifications and holds prestigious accolades.
Todd lives with his family in New York, United States.